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Project Management Tips and Best Practices for Administrative Professionals

Refine your organizational skills to keep your projects on time, on budget, and on target.

You've learned the basic techniques of project management. You've mastered the planning, executing, reviewing, and revising skills making the difference between success and absolute failure. You are good at getting the different players and stakeholders to provide information or direction and to show up for important milestones along the way. Now you're ready for this material to hone your organizational skills, communicate even more effectively, avoid major project pitfalls, and work well with others to meet project deadlines and objectives. Build on your fundamental knowledge and bring in your projects on time, on budget, and on target. Expand your capacity to balance day-to-day work and these special PM assignments.

Runtime: 65 minutes
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Agenda

Build on Your Fundamental Knowledge

  • What Are Your Strengths and Challenges Managing Projects as an Administrative Professional Now?
  • What is a Project?
  • Where do PM Standards Come From?
  • How Does Something Become a Best Practice?
  • Project Life Cycle

Hone Organizational Skills

  • Skills to Lead Project Successfully
  • Skills to Manage Project Successfully
  • Managing Time Proactively

Communicate Even More Effectively

  • What is Your Most Effective Communication Zone?
  • Using Active Assertive Communication
  • Mastering Active Listening
  • Managing Project Communication Through RACI
  • Meeting Challenges With Stakeholders, Dispersed Teams, and Virtual Teams

Avoid Major Project Pitfalls

  • Common Pitfalls and Their Remedies
  • Analyzing Risk
  • Establishing an Early Warning System
  • Escalating Risk Proactively
  • Expecting the Unexpected

Meet Project Objectives

  • Establishing and Clarifying Concrete Objectives
  • Developing More Detailed Plans to Reach Objectives

Bring in Projects on Time, on Budget, and on Target

  • Executing Detailed Project Plans
  • Managing Exceptions and Deviations From Plans
  • What Management Wants to Hear in Your Reports

Continuous Improvement as a Way of Life

  • Implementing Lessons Learned Throughout Project
  • Going Beyond Lessons Learned
  • Keeping Project Data; Key Measurements
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Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D.

Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D.

Advantage Leadership, Inc.

  • Internationally recognized strategic planning and leadership expert; president, Advantage Leadership, Inc.; Ph.D., organizational development
  • Experienced project manager; developed and delivered project management programs for clients and training companies including PM for administrative professional for AMA; featured speaker at several conferences for administrative professionals; developer of special programs for administrative and executive assistants to take on more leadership-oriented roles
  • Clients get bottom- and top-line results from our coaching emphasizing all aspects of strategic planning and leadership development; leadership, management, team, and project management skills
  • Trainer and educator: regularly conducts seminars, webinars, and workshops on strategic planning and leadership, management, team, and project management skills
  • Author: Success Planning: A "How-To" Guide for Strategic Planning; forthcoming Success Planning for Nonprofits: Evidence-Based Strategic Planning; Conventional Wisdom: How Today’s Leaders Plan, Perform, and Progress Like the Founding Fathers; several eBooks and hundreds of articles and white papers on strategic planning, leadership, management, and project management
  • Current membership information: president-elect, Davie-Cooper City Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Co-Chair Business Book Club, and member, Women In Business Committee; professional member, National Speakers Association, past president, Florida Speakers Association; member, Association for Psychological Type International, MBTI Master Practitioner; Foreign Member St. Petersburg Engineering Academy
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], Twitter.com/@DoctorRebeccaSR, https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccastatonreinstein or www.AdvantageLeadership.com
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Product ID: 400187
Published 2017
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